For the past couple of years DJ Mag has used Top 100 DJs data to calculate and reflect the international popularity of DJs from the house and techno scenes.
With the continuing dominance of EDM, these genres have been on the periphery of the global poll in recent years, despite commanding huge audiences worldwide.
What can you say about Carl Cox? A titan of the worldwide electronic music scene, he’s a global ambassador whose effervescence and joie de vivre behind the decks is absolutely infectious.
This artist from Durban, South Africa, has become the country’s most globally celebrated electronic musician, playing to capacity crowds at enormous stadiums, DJing everywhere from underground institutions such as Panorama Bar in Berlin to gigantic festivals like Ultra in Miami, and working with R&B megastars Drake and Alicia Keys.
Steve Lawler is a true stalwart of the UK club scene. In what is approaching three decades of dedication, the Birmingham-born DJ/producer has done it all – from early days of throwing infamous raves under the M42 to being crowned the ‘King of Space’ during his nine-year residency at the legendary Ibiza club.
Vietnamese festival Epizode has confirmed its full lineup which takes in over 100 names from across the electronic music spectrum.
The festival, which takes place on the tropical island of Phu Quoc, will host Peggy Gou, recent DJ Mag cover star DJ Stingray, Craig Richards, Steve Lawler, Rhadoo, Petre Inspirescu, Raresh, Pan-Pot and Guti, amongst many others.
They’re the most recent additions to the lineup, which already included Nina Kraviz, Goldie, Dubfire, Mr. G, Ricardo Villalobos, Red Axes and Richy Ahmed, as well as many others.
ABODE return to North London’s Finsbury park this year on 23rd September.
Having already announced an impressive first wave of names including Groove Armada, Sidney Charles, Ellie Cocks and East End Dubs, the organisers have now revealed three new stages for this years event as well as adding a new list of acts.
Names added to the party’s line-up include Waze & Odyssey, Steve Lawler, Danny Howard, Lee Foss, Nathan Barato,, Max Chapman and Mark Jenkyns. More
From the brains behind The Rainbow Venues, a brand-new nightclub-cum-arts-space — titled CRANE — will set up shop later this month in a repurposed industrial facility in Digbeth, Birmingham.
Steve Lawler, Richy Ahmed, Kölsch, Cristoph and Roth$tein are all tipped to play the opening on 29th September in CRANE's massive Main Room, whilst Pawsa, Pax, Paradox City and more will spin in the venue's other spaces: the Cellar and the Hangar. Tickets to the event can be found here.
Hï Ibiza has revealed its Thursday residency for this summer season as In The Dark — a new promotion from the Night League team.
Running every Thursday between 8th June and 28th September, the reigns are being handed over to Viva Music man Steve Lawler; Dutch house/techno maestro Joris Voorn; Cadenza main man Luciano; Saved boss Nic Fanciulli; and Kolsch, the hat-wearing Danish melodic techno superstar.
Each week the residents will be joined by guest DJs and live acts, and will have total creative license to fashion the kind of nights they really want to see.
Ushuaïa Ibiza has today announced that Paul Kalkbrenner will be debuting his brand-new concept ‘Back To The Future’ at the hotel's opening party.
Taking place on Saturday 27th May, Kalkbrenner will be joined by island favourite Steve Lawler, the larger-than-life Eats Everything and Davide Squillace.
Elsewhere, the line-up includes Ushuaïa regulars Andrea Oliva, Martin Buttrich and UNER.
Rounding off the line-up is Francisco Allendes and Raúl Rodriguez, who will no doubt demonstrate why they are two of the hottest rising stars in the scene right now.
Anchored 2017 has revealed phase one of its line-up, for the event that sets sail between Sunday 11th and Sunday 18th June aboard the Royal Caribbean Jewel of the Seas liner.
Artists announced include MK, Patrick Topping, Solardo, Steve Lawler, wAFF, Eli & Fur, Richy Ahmed, Andrea Oliva, Tinie Tempah, Dela Swing and Secondcity.
Brands hosting parties include ANTS, London-based Abode, Elrow, Hot Creations and Kaluki.
Space Ibiza’s final closing party last Sunday (2nd October) brought the end of an era on the White Isle, and left a huge hole in Balearic clubbing.
Over 27 years, the venue has nurtured artists as wide ranging as Carl Cox, Alfredo, David Guetta, Steve Lawler, Roger Sanchez, David Morales, James Zabiela, Danny Tenaglia and countless more.
Over 60 of them had the opportunity to bid farewell to the iconic venue at the final Closing Fiesta, and for each it offered a chance to dig deep into the history of the club and crate dig for classics old and new.
We Are FSTVL and DJ Mag are joining forces for a live stream from a secret Ibiza location on Thursday 6th October, for one last dance before the sun sets on the island until 2017.
Spinning through the evening will be Darius Syrossian, Steve Lawler, Detlef, Mambo Brothers and GW Harrison.
The event runs through from 2pm GMT/3pm CET to 8pm GMT/9pm CET.
You can see the full set times below and watch the stream through the DJ Mag Facebook page.
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